While still other benefits of a consistent nature practice science has named, but I’ve not yet tested them on myself, include a boosted immune system, increased pain threshold, and faster healing.
But one key feature that's caught me off guard is a feeling of time being elastic. My perception often morphing like a slow motion scene in a Rom-Com when two lovers are reuniting after a series of misunderstandings.
When people would just drop and lay on the ground wherever they were?
It was weird. But I'm bringing it back. This time, as a mental health tool.
We’ve got a global pandemic, civil unrest to finally get justice for people of color, economic upheaval, and murder hornets. Sandwich these with not being able to go anywhere and iLearning, and it’s created absolute mayhem.
With stress skyrocketing we could all use some brand new tools for calming the eff down.
I’ve been practicing this new-old tool a few times a week and it’s made all the difference.
Before you even read this, let me just say…
I love you.
If you’ve done some or all of the things that I'm about to mention, I am not judging you! I’ve done these things myself.
A delightful side effect of the Stay at Home
Orders around the country has been people’s desire to reconnect with nature.
Mainly gardening- it’s super hot right now.
The HUGE downside?
Not all plants are created equal, and how are you supposed to know which are the good ones and bad ones!?
Well, I’m going to tell you.
When the constant pursuit to do more leads to overwhelm and anxiety, it’s easy to find yourself feeling disconnected, exhausted, and missing the juiciest parts of life. For over 16 years, Lynn has been guiding people to reconnect with nature and ceremony, allowing them to reclaim a sense purpose and embrace peace.